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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Behavioral Health Clinician

  3/20/2017   NAMI San Diego
 Job Description        

Provide clinical guidance, clinical supervision and consultation to Peer/Family Support Specialists. Offer clinical oversight for program participants. Deliver short term support, crisis assessment and crisis intervention services, as needed Conduct assessments of high risk participants, as needed. Provide on call support and consultation to team members. Review participant files and monitor participant progress in achieving their self-identified goals. Establish trusting relationships with and collaborate with participants, family members and/or significant others, and staff of partner agencies. Document all client interactions correctly on forms and/or into computerized record system in a timely manner. Review all paperwork completed by team members and co-sign all forms Review and co-sign all participant program records for progress toward achieving self-identified goals in collaboration with Peer Support Specialist staff to ensure clients are being contacted on a regular basis



Masterís degree or higher in a mental health discipline. Valid California license as an LMFT, LCSW, LPPC, or Psychologist. Knowledge of San Diego Countyís behavioral health, physical health and social services Excellent interpersonal skills. Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Experience in community mental health with underserved populations. Experience in treating psychiatric and co-occurring population preferred. Experience with persons experiencing serious mental illness, substance use and co-occurring disorders. Familiarity with the peer recovery model preferred. Self-identified as a peer or family member of a peer, preferred. Ability to keep strong professional boundaries. Supervisory experience including conflict resolution, strongly preferred. Ability to work with minimal direction and supervision. Comfortable working in a psychiatric hospital and in community based behavioral health service settings. Comfortable working in a fast paced environment


 Additional Information        

Provide timely feedback to Peer/Family Support Specialists. Coordinate and facilitate trainings to Peer/Family Support Specialists and other PeerLINKS staff. Provide psychoeducation to participants, family members and significant others. Provide messages of hope and recovery to participants, family members and significant others. Assist team members in the provision of support, information and access to needed resources and appropriate services to participants. Assist participants in navigating the behavioral healthcare system, when needed. Review, debrief and document of Serious Incidents. Demonstrates and articulate working knowledge of recovery principles and health and wellness principles. Contribute to the general operation of the program as a team member. Comply with all NAMI San Diego policies and procedures including HIPAA standards. Other tasks as assigned. Salary Range: $60,000 to $65,000


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